Occupy Denver has just issued a call to protest at the first presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. The first of the three Presidential “debates” will take place in Denver, Colorado on October 3rd. We have no doubt that this charade will produce
What’s the different message of a bumper sticker in the shape of the United States and the label “occupied territory” and a bumper sticker that’s exactly the same but with a label that reads “occupy”?
Image Credit: @SingnPlay Occupy takes Union Square in NYC. Track arrests, mysteriously continuing to occur in this “dead” movement.
November 15, 2011: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlaws the occupation of Zuccotti Park by protesters who have peaceably assembled to engage in political speech and to petition for the redress of grievances (see U.S. Constitution Amendment I). American citizens who remain are arrested.
Every time someone buys one of our sweatshop-free shirts at Skreened, we promise to donate one dollar to a domestic political cause and another dollar to help out poor people living overseas. This time around, our international donation goes to Charity:Water, which helps drill wells
Get ready for a new wave of activism in the occupation movement. According to the Occupy Together coordinating website, 497 new occupations are set to begin on Saturday, October 15. These new occupations are concentrated in the United States but are not limited to it:
I don’t think this is what George W. Bush and Barack Obama meant by “Faith-Based Initiatives,” but it’s there nonetheless in Freedom Plaza.
Item, September 27 2011: Americans Elect Chief Executive Officer Kahlil Byrd and Chief Operating Officer Elliot Ackerman travel to Orlando, Florida to personally recruit citizens to start a local branch movement. Three people sign up that day. None sign up since. The Americans Elect meetup
Getting Involved, the October 2011 DC Occupation version: In preparation for the occupation of Freedom Plaza starting on October 6th (see http://october2011.org/), join organizers, educators, and concerned citizens for two participatory evening workshops exploring the strategic power of nonviolence and its applications to our social
If I’m attending a long-term protest with a large number of people, sleeping out on the street in autumn weather, I don’t want faith healers and ineffective herbal tinctures. I’d prefer to be helped by a nurse or a physician.
Click here to donate to the Food Committee sending fruit, bread and peanut butter down to the protesters who are occupying Zuccotti Park. Food will help people who want to keep up the Occupy Wall Street effort in New York City going on a full